FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Authorities in the Florida Panhandle are investigating the death of a newborn found in a garbage bag.
The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that a doctor contacted deputies, who began searching the woman's Fort Walton Beach home and surrounding areas. The sheriff's office says a baby girl was found in a garbage bag in a ditch near the woman's home.
Autopsy results are pending. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Michele Nicholson says no charges have been filed.